Booking Beck will cause a storm at your special event! We are a booking agent for Beck, and can arrange for Beck to perform for your guests. Initially pegged as something as a voice of a generation when Loser turned into a smash crossover success, Beck did wind up crystallizing much of the post-modern ruckus of the 90s alternative explosion, but in unexpected ways.
Based in the underground anti-folk and noise-rock worlds, Beck encompassed all manners of modern music, drawing in hip-hop, blues, trash-rock, pop, soul, lounge music,pretty much any found sound or vinyl dug up from a dusty crate, blurring boundaries and encapsulating how 90s hipsters looked toward the future by foraging through the past.
In another time, Beck may have stayed the province of the underground, but he surfaced just as alternative rock turned mainstream, with his 1994 debut Mellow Gold launching Loser, a hit that crossed over with the velocity of a novelty, a notion Beck quickly punctured with a succession of indie LPs delivered in the wake of Mellow Gold, including the lo-fi folk of One Foot in the Grave, delivered on the K imprint. But the album that truly cemented Beck’s place in the pantheon was 1996’s Odelay, a co-production with the Dust Brothers that touched upon all of his obsessions, providing a cultural keystone for the decade while telegraphing all his future moves, from the soul prankster of Midnite Vultures to the melancholy troubadour of Sea Change.
Beck returned in 2005 with Guero, an album that reunited him with the Dust Brothers and consciously evoked Odelay. Guero launched a few hits, including E-Pro and Hell Yes, and was followed within months by Guerolito, a remixed version of the entire album. Beck continued in this direction the following year with The Information, but its Nigel Godrich production kept the album streamlined and emphasized the darker undercurrents in the songs.
As a booking agent for Beck we can organise for him to perform at your event. To hire Beck call Contraband Events as we can make it happen. We are booking agents for a huge selection of famous musicians to hire, and we can recommend the best artists for your entertainment. Beck can be booked to play at your private or corporate event through Contraband International. Make us your preferred booking agent.
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